50's TV Network IDs (Classic Television)
Topics Classic TV
, Network ID
50's TV Network IDs.
Run time Approx 1 MinuteProduction Company National Broadcasting Company, Columbia Broadcasting System, DuMont Television NetworkAudio/Visual Sound, Black and White
Between programs, In the days before Network Bugs, the major TV networks aired little bumpers reminding viewers what network they were watching. Depending on whether the show was live or Kinescoped, Different IDs would be used.
April 22, 2012
Anything DuMont is a real treat for ild school enthusiasts like me.
February 5, 2009
This was WAY back when there was no cable TV and what became PBS was still on the drawing boards. The last clip with the shouting kids in the background is from a kinescope of the kids game show "Sense and Nonsense", available elsewhere in the Archive.
Dodsworth the Cat
November 11, 2008
A Familiar Voice
The DuMont announcer on the last clip is Bill Wendell, who went on to NBC New York and, years later, was David Letterman's announcer on Late Night and The Late Show.